Memory T cells shelter in bone marrow, boosting immunity in mice with restricted diets

Even when taking in fewer calories and nutrients, humans and other mammals usually remain protected against infectious diseases they have already encountered. This...

PIC | Lion cub found in house in Cape Town suburb

A fluffy lion cub has been taken to a place of safety after it was found in Athlone, Cape Town, police said on...

The rights and wrongs of training your baby like a dog | Letters

I was surprised at Chitra Ramaswamy’s strongly worded condemnation of C4’s Train Your Baby Like a Dog (G2, 21 August). Perhaps I’m naive,...

Town near Barcelona uses wolf urine to keep wild boar away

A small town outside Barcelona is using wolf urine to deter wild boar that have been coming in from the surrounding countryside. After trying...

SEE | Photo of Canadian service dogs watching a live musical captures the internet's...

An adorable photo of a dozen eager canines sitting in theatre seats watching a live musical has wowed the internet. The polite future...

Elephants finally freed from mud after getting stuck at Malaysian goldmine

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video In case you hadn’t noticed, elephants are pretty huge. But...

More than 2 300 tigers killed and trafficked this century – report

More than 2 300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published...

'Silent extinction': Cites wildlife summit agrees to giraffe protections

The world’s tallest animal has gained further protections after the world’s nations voted to end the unregulated international trade in giraffe parts. There are...

Memory research: Fruit flies learn their body size once for an entire lifetime

In order to orient themselves and survive in their environment, animals must develop a concept of their own body size. Researchers at Johannes...

White-tailed eagles return to southern Britain after 240 years

White-tailed eagles are gracing the skies of southern Britain for the first time in 240 years after six eaglets were released on the...